Technical analysis and interpretation of new accounting standards including drafting of Accounting Requirements Document.
Perform a detailed impact analysis of the new requirements. Meet with partners to understand both technical and process impacts.
Prepare and present education material to all impacted partners
Represent the business at industry working groups on new accounting standards.
Project manage and drive the implementation of the new accounting requirements across the business.
Take on the role of a policy development subject matter specialist where you will build new and revise existing policy documents.
This includes monitoring both the FASB and IASB on upcoming standards and provide feedback through the comment letter process.
Essential Skills & Experience
Understands the value of diversity in the workplace and is dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture in all aspects of working life so that people from all backgrounds receive equal treatment, realize their full potential and can bring their full, authentic selves to work. This should be further elaborated on in your application.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; Master’s degree preferred
CPA designation required
8+ years’ experience in a similar position within the banking industry or a Big 4 accounting firm
Proven project management skills with ability and experience of driving projects, delivering end to end.
Detailed knowledge of US GAAP and / or IFRS with genuine enthusiasm and ability for researching and solving technical accounting issues and queries is essential. In addition, experience in US GAAP/ IFRS financial reporting and SEC reporting would be a plus!
A proficient understanding of banking products from wealth management, asset management and investment banking business
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Hardworking with ability to take complex accounting concepts and explain them in everyday language as well as build positive relationships with internal clients in different locations to understand and address their needs.
Excellent problem solving skills. Result oriented with capability to identify, understand and research complex issues/risks. Develop solutions that resolve issues and mitigate risks